Compaq Presario C793TU laptop is an intel based machine from HP-Compaq. It comes with Intel Pentium Dual-Core T2390 (1.88 GHz), Webcam, 120GB (5400RPM) Hard Drive, 1024MB DDR2 SDRAM (1 Dimm), Super Multi 8x DVDRW with Double-Layer Support, FreeDOS, 15.4″ Diagonal WXGA High-Definition BrightView Widescreen Display 802.11b/g WLAN, 5-in-1 Digital Media Reader, 6-Cell Lithium-Ion Battery etc. HP-Compaq currently supports use of Windows Vista only. You might not find the links for Drivers for Windows XP online. Here we have given the links for the same.

Please note that there is no guarantee that these drivers will work well with Windows XP. Neither the company nor Zyxware Technologies can give the assurance. Click the following link to find more about Issues regarding downgrading from Vista and installing other versions of Windows. You may  either click the given links or copy and paste them onto a new web page inorder to download the files.

Here are the compatible drivers of XP Operating system for your Notebook.

Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (VGA) Driver:
 

ftp://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp38001-38500/sp38326.exe

Installation Instructions :

1. Download the SoftPaq .EXE file to a directory on your hard drive.
2. Execute the downloaded file and follow the on-screen instructions.
3. Restart the notebook when the installation is complete.
 

Intel Chipset Installation Utility for ICH8:

http://downloadmirror.intel.com/13499/a08/infinst_autol.exe

NOTE: The above URL will take you to a non HP Web site. HP does not control and is not responsible for information outside of the HP Web site.
Installation Instructions :

1. Download the SoftPaq .EXE file to a directory on your hard drive.
2. Execute the downloaded file and follow the on-screen instructions.
3. Restart the notebook when the installation is complete.

HP Quick Launch Buttons:

ftp://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp35501-36000/sp35977.exe Installation Instructions :

1. Download the SoftPaq .EXE file to a directory on your hard drive.
2. Execute the downloaded file and follow the on-screen instructions.
3. Restart the notebook when the installation is complete.
 
5 in 1 card reader driver:

ftp://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp33501-34000/sp33604.exe

Installation Instructions :

1. Download the SoftPaq .EXE file to a directory on your hard drive.
2. Execute the downloaded file and follow the on-screen instructions.
3. Restart the notebook when the installation is complete.
 
ALPS Touchpad Pointing Device Driver:
 
ftp://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp31001-31500/sp31075.exe

Installation Instructions :

1. Download the SoftPaq .EXE file to a directory on your hard drive.
2. Execute the downloaded file and follow the on-screen instructions.
3. Restart the notebook when the installation is complete.
 
Realtek RTL8100CL LAN Driver or Ethernet controller Driver:

ftp://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp30501-31000/sp30580.exe

Installation Instructions :

1. Download the SoftPaq .EXE file to a directory on your hard drive.
2. Execute the downloaded file and follow the on-screen instructions.
3. Restart the notebook when the installation is complete.
 
To install audio / modem drivers, first download and install Microsoft Universal Audio Architecture (UAA) Bus Driver for High Definition Audio (sp32646):

ftp://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp32501-33000/sp32646.exe

Installation Instructions :

1. Download the SoftPaq .EXE file to a directory on your hard drive.
2. Execute the downloaded file and follow the on-screen instructions.
3. Restart the notebook when the installation is complete.
 
Then install the Conexant CX20549-12 Audio Driver for Microsoft Windows XP (sp36090.exe) (UAA Driver needed)
 
ftp://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp36001-36500/sp36090.exe
   
This will create a swsetup folder in C drive ("C:\sp36090") Installing this driver may result in an error. But continue with the following steps to get the audio driver installed correctly. 
1. Click on Start and select Run. Now type devmgmt.msc and press enter.
2. Right click on "Audio device on High Definition Audio Bus" and click Update driver.
3. Select "Install from a list or specific location" 
4. Click Next. Then select "Don't search, I will choose the driver to install"
5. Click Next and then select "Sound, video and game controller" from the list.
6. Click Next and then click Have Disk.
7. Click Browse C:\sp36090 folder and select the .inf file (CpV30D5a) and click open and Continue with the onscreen instructions.

Then install the Conexant CX20548 Modem Driver for Microsoft Windows XP (sp36089.exe) (UAA Driver needed) 

ftp://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp36001-36500/sp36089.exe Installation Instructions :

1. Download the SoftPaq .EXE file to a directory on your hard drive.
2. Execute the downloaded file and follow the on-screen instructions.
3. Restart the notebook when the installation is complete.
 or the same method which is used for installing audio driver needs to be followed for modem.

*Or Athros Wireless Driver:

http://h30322.www3.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp35501-36000/sp35991.exe

Installation Instructions :

1. Download the SoftPaq .EXE file to a directory on your hard drive.
2. Execute the downloaded file and follow the on-screen instructions.
3. Restart the notebook when the installation is complete.

Download these files and save them for back up for future use. In case you have any queries, feel free to contact us with your queries and suggestions.

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